1. fleet antelope-like ruminant of western North American plains with small branched horns

    Synonyms : american antelope, antilocapra americana, prongbuck, pronghorn antelope
    Type Of : ruminant


  1. used of illness or symptoms resulting from neurosis


  1. the outside boundary or surface of something

    Synonyms : fringe, outer boundary
    Type Of : bound, boundary, edge


  1. a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen

    Synonyms : primary election
    Type Of : election
  2. of or being the essential or basic part

    Synonyms : basal, elemental, elementary
  3. one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing

    Synonyms : primary feather, primary quill
    Type Of : flight feather, quill, pinion, quill feather
  4. coil forming the part of an electrical circuit such that changing current in it induces a current in a neighboring circuit

    Synonyms : primary coil, primary winding
    Type Of : coil
    Examples :
    • current through the primary coil induces current in the secondary coil
  5. most important element

    Synonyms : chief, main, master, principal
    Examples :
    • policemen were primary targets
  6. (astronomy) a celestial body (especially a star) relative to other objects in orbit around it

    Type Of : celestial body, heavenly body
  7. not derived from or reducible to something else; basic

    Examples :
    • a primary instinct
  8. of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary

    Antonyms : secondary
    Examples :
    • primary goals
    • a primary effect
    • primary sources
    • a primary interest


  1. assign a priority to

    Synonyms : prioritize
    Type Of : grade, order, place, range, rank, rate


  1. a craftsman who installs and repairs pipes and fixtures and appliances

    Synonyms : pipe fitter
    Type Of : artificer, artisan, craftsman, journeyman


  1. used of illness or symptoms resulting from neurosis


  1. a native or inhabitant of Iran

    Synonyms : irani, iranian
    Type Of : asian, asiatic
  2. of or relating to Iran or its people or language or culture

    Synonyms : iranian
  3. the language of Persia (Iran) in any of its ancient forms

    Synonyms : farsi
    Type Of : iranian, iranian language


  1. a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work

    Synonyms : operation
    Type Of : work
  2. a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

    Synonyms : function, routine, subprogram, subroutine
    Type Of : package, software system, software program, computer software, software, software package
  3. a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

    Synonyms : process
    Type Of : activity
    Examples :
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
  4. a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings

    Type Of : legal proceeding, proceedings, proceeding


  1. gliding in a parasail

    Synonyms : parasailing
    Type Of : glide, gliding, sailing, sailplaning, soaring